How Do I Dim the Dashboard Lights On My Kia Soul?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Kia Soul on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at 2:26 pm
2017 Kia Soul exterior in red

Bright dashboard lights can be a distraction during night driving causing eye strain and decreased visibility. Luckily, the solution to this problem is very easy and requires only the touch of a button. When daylight returns, another touch of a button will return your Kia Soul’s dashboard lights back to their full brightness for increased visibility in sunlight. Learn how to turn off and brighten the dashboard lights on the Kia Soul below.

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How To Turn Off or Brighten Your Kia Soul’s Dashboard Lights

  • 2020 Kia Soul front interiorLocate the dashboard illumination button under the air vent on the left-hand side of your steering wheel. The button should have a lightbulb icon and plus and minus signs.
  • Pressing the plus sign portion of your dashboard illumination button should brighten your dashboard driver controls. Pressing the minus sign portion of your dashboard illumination button should dim your dashboard driver controls.
  •  A digital gauge on your dashboard should alert you when you have reached maximum brightness or max dimming capabilities.
  • Your dashboard lights will stay at your selected level of illumination until you manually change the settings.

While these instructions should help guide most Kia Soul owners regardless of their vehicle’s model year, some models may be built slightly different. If you are still having trouble brightening or dimming your Kia Soul’s dashboard lights, refer to your owner’s manual for additional information.

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Are there a few dashboard warning lights illuminated near your driver gauges that you have been putting off or ignoring? Now is the time to set up an appointment with your local Kia service center before the problem gets too large and costly. The service center team at Moritz Kia in Fort Worth are trained to tackle all of the problems your Kia Soul may throw at you. Give our team a call at 866-942-0228 to set up an appointment so we can help keep your Kia running smoothly for years to come.

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